Shrimp in Cilantro Sauce

Shrimp in Cilantro Sauce

FROM: Chuckie

PREP TIME: 20

COOK TIME: 10

SERVINGS: 2

DESCRIPTION:

Shrimp in Cilantro Sauce fun to make for the game party

INGREDIENTS:

8 ounces fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
2 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 fresh jalapeno or serrano pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil
1/4 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro sprigs
1/4 cup lightly packed fresh parsley sprigs
1-1/2 cups hot cooked rice
Tomato wedges (optional)
Cilantro sprigs (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp; rinse. Set shrimp aside.

2. For green sauce, in a medium skillet cook tomatillos, onion, garlic, and jalapeno or serrano pepper in hot oil for about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Cool slightly.

3. Place tomatillo mixture in a blender container or food processor bowl; add chicken broth, cilantro, and parsley. Cover and blend or process until nearly smooth. Return mixture to skillet and heat through.

4. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan cook shrimp in boiling water for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain well. Toss cooked shrimp with sauce.

5.To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over rice. If desired, garnish with tomato wedges and additional cilantro.

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select item8 ounces fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
select item2 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and chopped (1/2 cup)
select item1/4 cup chopped onion
select item1 clove garlic, minced
select item1 fresh jalapeno or serrano pepper, seeded and finely chopped
select item2 teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil
select item1/4 cup chicken broth
select item1/4 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro sprigs
select item1/4 cup lightly packed fresh parsley sprigs
select item1-1/2 cups hot cooked rice
select itemTomato wedges (optional)
select itemCilantro sprigs (optional)

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